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Entry for Strong's #4907 - σύνεσις

Transliteration
sýnesis
Phonetics
soon'-es-is  
Word Origin
from (4920)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
7:888,1119
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a running together, a flowing together with
  2. knowledge
    1. understanding
    2. the understanding, i.e the mind so far forth as it understands
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 995 ‑ בִּין (bene);  999 ‑ בִּינָה (bee‑naw');  1369 ‑ גְּבֻרָה (gheb‑oo‑raw');  1847 ‑ דַּעַת (dah'‑ath);  2451 ‑ חָכְמָה (khok‑maw');  2940 ‑ טַעַם (tah'‑am);  4906 ‑ מַשְׂכִּית (mas‑keeth');  7919 ‑ שָׂכַל (saw‑kal');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2
NA WH
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σύνεσις,

Att. ξύνεσις, εως, ἡ, (συνίημι)

uniting, union, πέτρη τε ξύνεσίς τε δύω ποταμῶν Od. 10.515 (with ξυν- metri gr.).

2. metaph., with allusion to foreg. signf. and signf. 11, χωρὶς ἕκαστος εἰς τὸ φρονεῖν ἀσθενής, συμβάλλων δὲ εἰς ἓν πᾶς ἐν τῇ συνόδῳ καὶ τῇ ὡς ἀληθῶς συνέσει τὸ φρονεῖν ἐγέννησε καὶ εὗρε Plot. 6.5.10.

II faculty of quick comprehension, mother-wit, sagacity, Democr. 77, Th. 2.62, 3.82, etc.; οἰκείᾳ ξυνέσει Id. 1.138, cf. Pl. Cra. 412a, Phlb. 19d, Arist. EN 1143a17, D. 18.127, Luke 2:47, Gal. 6.457, etc.; hence of animals, [ζῷον] συνέσει.. ὑπερέχει τῶν ἄλλων Pl. Mx. 237d:

Phrases, ὅστις γε σύνεσιν ἔχει Hdt. 2.5, 7.49; ἀρκεῖν ξυνέσει E. Tr. 674; ξ. καὶ σοφία Id. HF 655 (lyr.); φρόνησίς τε καὶ ξ. Pl. Cra. 411a; ς. λαβεῖν, of children, Arist. EN 1161b26; μοῖραν ἔχειν συνέσεως (αἰσθήσεως) Democr. ap. Thphr. Sens. 71; also with qualifying words added, ς. φρενῶν Pi. N. 7.60; γνώμης ξ. Th. 1.75; ς. πολιτική Arist. Pol. 1291a28; ἡ περὶ τὴν διάνοιαν ς. Id. HA 588a23; ἡ ὑμετέρα ς. as form of address, Sammelb. 7433.6 (v A.D.).

2. c. gen. objecti, intelligence in a thing, sagacity in respect to it, Pl. Cra. 412c, D.S. 1.1; περὶ τῶν παρόντων Th. 2.97.

III conscience = συνείδησις, ἡ ς. (sc. μ' ἀπόλλυσι) · ὅτι σύνοιδα δείν' εἰργασμένος E. Or. 396, cf. Men. 632, Plb. 18.43.13. a branch of art or science, οἱ περὶ τὴν ς. ταύτην, i.e. music, Arist. Pol. 1342b8. knowledge, opp. ἄγνοια, Id. de An. 410b3. decision, decree, IG 5(1).1390.112 (Andania, i B.C.). (Plato (Cra. 412a) derives σύνεσις 11 from συνιέναι (σύνειμι) come together, neglecting the unwritten aspiration (συνἱέναι); but the form and signfs. point to συνίημι 11, perceive, apprehend, cf. Arist. EN 1143a17.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σύνεσις, συνέσεως, (συνίημι, which see);

1. a running together, a flowing together: of two rivers, Homer, Odyssey 10, 515.

2.

a. from Pindar down, understanding: Luke 2:47; 1 Corinthians 1:19 (from Isaiah 29:14); Ephesians 3:4; Colossians 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:7; πνευματικῇ, Colossians 1:9.

b. the understanding, i. e. the mind so far forth as it understands: Mark 12:33; Wis. 4:11. (The Sept. for בִּינָה, תֲּבוּנָה, דַּעַת, מַדַע , שֵׂכֶל, etc.; also for מַשׂכִיל, a poem.) (Synonym: see σοφία, at the end; cf. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:9; Schmidt, chapter 147, 8.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σύνεσις , -εως ,

(< συνίημι ),

[in LXX for H999 and cogn. forms, H4906, H1847, H2451, etc.;]

1. a running or flowing together (Hom.).

2. (a) understanding: Luke 2:47, 1 Corinthians 1:19 (LXX), Ephesians 3:4, Colossians 1:9; Colossians 2:2, 2 Timothy 2:7;

(b) the understanding, the mind or intelligence: Mark 12:33.†

SYN.: see σοφία G4678.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

a weight ranging from about 108 to 130 lbs., or a sum of money equivalent to a talent in weight. In a letter to a man in money difficulties BGU IV. 1079.16 (A.D. 41) (= Selections, p. 39) παρὰ τάλαντόν σοι πέπρακα τὰ φο [ρτ ]ία μου, the meaning appears to be ";for a talent I have sold my wares to you,"; or perhaps, ";a talent (i.e. wares for a talent) excepted, I have sold my wares to you"; : cf. Olsson Papyrus-briefe, p. 94.

 

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